Category Archives: composition

Do you like wetness?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Dicky Attenborough drinking cups of tea in the desert during the filming of Flight of the Phoenix. (F o t P) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s image worth turning the TV on for this morning is the Trump Baby flying over Westminster. (TB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gwen found the pub easily enough after emerging from the Sloane Square tube station. She pushed open … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4620…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s extract is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story The Man With the Twisted Lip: Dr Watson: Isa Whitney, brother of the late Elias Whitney, D.D., Principal of the Theological College of St. George’s, … Continue reading

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This is not art – No. 25…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word naturalistically – it has far too many syllables in it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mm… this morning I was torn between calling this photograph This is Not Art … Continue reading

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Lino print. 2018…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word jutting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, the smell of the expensive oil-based black black ink, the shush shush hiss hiss of the roller, the brayer, as it spreads … Continue reading

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Gosh, a glimpse into the world of the artist…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: faun fawn, orangutan orange, brachiopod brown, vibrato violet, piffle pink, mastiff mauve, and that funny yellow that Billy has painted his back fence. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You’ll see that I have called today’s … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one with a feather duster held in her trunk helping out the host by flicking at the cobwebs on the cornice. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Na na, nanna na na, nanna na … Continue reading

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